Mutation or sickness?

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Mutation or sickness?

by jamzjamz » Fri Jun 29, 2012 12:20 am

So I was looking at my Justina Davis and found these strange looking traps. They look like the "fuzzy arms" but this was on the traps instead.

Look at the little guy in the middle, so round. Looks like something from Super Mario brothers lol :lol:

I am wondering is this a mutation or some kind of sickness?

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Re: Mutation or sickness?

by pieguy452 » Fri Jun 29, 2012 12:59 am

Those are most likely just mutations and shouldn't be a problem unless the flytrap is constantly making traps like that :)
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Re: Mutation or sickness?

by Starchy » Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:32 am

If the plant stayed healthy and consistently mutated traps like that, what name would you go with for a cultivar?

Throw some ideas around...
I'll start: "Lumberjack" - because it looks like it has a lumberjack's facial hair under the chin.

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Re: Mutation or sickness?

by Matt » Fri Jun 29, 2012 5:13 am

I've seen those "pom pom" like leaves on Justina Davis in other photos, though I've never seen them in person.
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Re: Mutation or sickness?

by jamzjamz » Fri Jun 29, 2012 6:57 am

I would name it "Koopa traps" after Super Mario bros :lol:

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Re: Mutation or sickness?

by xr280xr » Fri Jun 29, 2012 4:22 pm

I've had several leaves developing with a texture like that but not the traps. That's a weird one.
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